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Collection of 65 Scottish charters and other documents, from 1402 to 1699, in Latin and Scots, some with seals

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Identifier: Coll-1242
Scope and Contents The collection of 65 Scottish charters and documents, on vellum and paper, is composed of the following: Charter between Alexander, Abbot of Scone, entirely in Early Scots, on vellum, dated 21 August 1402, 270mm. by 160mm., with the suspended complete wax seal of Katherine Paxton. Charter of Robert Logy, burgess of Perth, to Andrew Charters, of lands in Perth, in Latin, on vellum, dated...
Dates: 1402-1699

Collection of Allegorical Fairy Stories

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-42
Identifier: Coll-630
Scope and Contents The material is composed of bundles of typescript, and are the stories entitled The queen's hairpin, The fairy of the dawn, The jade jar, or, Green flask, The knight of the golden lance, and The golden lily. One of the bundles includes notes on Blackwood's stories probably by Professor G. H....
Dates: 20th century

Collection of Anthony James Broomhall (1911-1994)

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Identifier: CSWC 26
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of black and white and coloured slides and lantern slides relating to China, Taiwan, Malaya, the Philippines and Japan and to the China Inland Mission. The slides show a wide variety of town and country scenes, and images of people and places, festivals and occupations, religion, and church and mission work. There is a complete index listing each slide.

(574 slides plus indexes)

Dates: [ca. 1890-1979]

Collection of assorted music

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1173
Scope and Contents

The item contains musical notation to some short pieces including: 'Sir Patrick Spens'; 'Lord Aboyne'; 'The song of the olden time'; 'The convent bell'; 'Der Alpenjaeger'; 'Jock o' Hazeldean'; 'The Laird o' Cockpen'; and, 'For a' that'. There are also some marches, waltzes and polkas.

Dates: 1829

Collection of British / French textile samples and designs, on printed cotton

 Fonds — Container: CLX-D-42
Identifier: Coll-1769
Content Description

Collection of British and French textile samples which may be from Lancashire.



Scope and Contents

These are the remains from two albums with numerous mounted textile samples. Mainly printed cottons pasted on stiff paper with numbers and annotations in ink. Some have annotations in French and are dated 1862. Some have bookplate 'Cocksey'.

Dates: 1830-1860

Collection of Class certificates 1951-1954 of John Robertson, Law student

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-1435
Scope and Contents The University of Edinburgh class attendance certificates include those for: Civil Law during Academic Year 1951-1952, Jurisprudence during Academic Year 1951-1952, Administrative Law during Academic Year 1952-1953, Scots Law during Academic Year 1952-1953, Conveyancing during Academic year 1953-1954, and Public Law (Public International Law) during summer session of Academic Year 1953-1954. The collection also includes a Certificate of Merit certifying that John Robertson 'acquitted himself...
Dates: 1951-1954

Collection of copies of 'The Procession'

 Fonds — Box: CLX-A-767, Volume: Coll-1103 / E.2007.1
Identifier: Coll-1103
Scope and Contents This small hybrid collection contains in a single volume - bound together - off-print copies of 'The Procession', copies of 'Monthly Papers for Students', manuscript notes, and newspaper cuttings. The printed copies of articles from 'The Procession' (or possibly complete issues of the journal) include: 1874 - The Procession - a fragmentary epic on recent events; and, 1874 - The Election. Newspaper cuttings are from The Scotsman dated Saturday 11 April 1874, and...
Dates: 1874-1876

Collection of Correspondence, Alfred Edward Thiselton

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Identifier: Coll-626
Scope and Contents

The correspondence is that between a number of persons and Thiselton on his Shakespearean publications. The correspondents, of some 40 in number, include W. Salt Brassington, F. J. Furnivall, and Israel Gollancz.

Dates: [circa 1895]-1916

Collection of Correspondence of Frank Evers Beddard

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Identifier: Coll-623
Scope and Contents

The material is composed of correspondence, 1872-1920, and further correspondence from 1880-1918.

Dates: 1872-1920

Collection of Correspondence of John Scott Haldane

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Identifier: Coll-622
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of over two dozen letters from Haldane to James Thomas Wilson (1861-1945), Professor of Anatomy at Cambridge University.

Dates: 1883-1909

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University of Edinburgh (Scottish University) 113
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Black, Joseph, 1728-1799 (professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 6
Scott, Sir Walter, 1771-1832 (novelist and poet) 6
Thomson, Godfrey Hilton, Sir, 1881-1955 (psychologist and Bell Professor of Education, University of Edinburgh) 6
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Edinburgh University Dramatic Society 5
Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932 (biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner) 5
Geikie, Archibald, Sir, 28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924 (Professor of Geology, University of Edinburgh) 5
Murchison, Sir Roderick Impey, 1792-1871 (1st Baronet | Scottish geologist) 5
Playfair, William Henry, 1790-1857 (architect) 5
Roslin Institute 5
Godfrey Thomson Unit for Educational Research 4
Koestler, Arthur, CBE, 1905-1983 (Hungarian-British author and journalist) 4
MacDiarmid, Hugh, 1892-1978 (Scottish poet) 4
Poultry Research Centre (1947-1986) (research institution) 4
Robison, John, 1739-1805 (professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 4
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (1729-:) 4
Royal Society (c1645-:) (scientific society) 4
Animal Breeding Research Organisation. ABRO (1945 - 1986) 3
Baillie, John, 1886-1960 (Scottish theologian and ecumenical leader) 3
Barker, Robert, 1739-1806 (Irish artist) 3
Blackie, John Stuart, 1809-1895 (professor, University of Edinburgh) 3
Cowan House (student hall of residence) 3
Crew, Francis Albert Eley, 1886-1973 (professor of animal genetics and professor of public health and social medicine, University of Edinburgh) 3
Darwin, Charles Robert, 1809-1882 (Naturalist) 3
Edinburgh Association for the University Education of Women (1868-1974) 3
Ferguson, Adam, 1723-1816 (historian, philosopher) 3
Geikie, James, 1839-1915 (professor of geology, University of Edinburgh) 3
Grierson, Herbert John Clifford, 1866-1960 (literary critic and professor of English Literature) 3
Hutton, James, 1726-1797 (Scottish geologist) 3
Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Research - Edinburgh Research Station. IAPGR (1986-1993) 3
Jameson, Robert, 1774-1854 (geologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 3
Laing, David, 1793-1878 (antiquarian, bookseller, and librarian of the Signet Library) 3
Monro, Alexander, 1733-1817 ("Secundus", Professor of anatomy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Playfair, John, 1748-1819 (scientist, mathematician, and professor of natural philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 3
Royal (Dick) Veterinary College (1839-1951| veterinary college) 3
Tragara Pressnn 3
University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh University Library 3
University of Edinburgh. Students Representative Council 3
Young, Thomas, 1725-1783 (physician and professor of midwifery) 3
Alston, Charles, 1683-1760 (physician and botanist) 2
Baillie, Donald Macpherson, 1887-1954 (Scottish theologian) 2
Balfour-Melville, Evan Whyte Melville, 1887-1963 (Senior lecturer in history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Blair, Hugh, 1718-1800 (Church of Scotland Minister, Professor of Rhetoric) 2
Bolton, Frederic James, 1908-1993 (Poet, Chemist) 2
Borland, Catherine Robina, d 1946 (manuscript historian) 2
Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet) 2
Bruce, William Speirs, 1867-1921 (polar explorer and oceanographer) 2
Buchan, John, Baron Tweedsmuir, 1875-1940 (Scottish novelist and historian) 2
Campbell, Archibald Hunter, 1902-1989 (legal scholar, Professor of Public law, Dean of the Faculty of Law) 2
Christian Salvesen Ltd. (1872-2007) (shipping company) 2
Church of Scotland 2
Combe, George, 1788-1858, Phrenologist 2
Craigie, Patrick George, Major, 1843-1930 (statistician; army major) 2
Cullen, William, 1710-1790 (chemist and mettalurgist) 2
Davidson Clinic (Edinburgh, Scotland) 2
Dickson, William Kirk, 1860-1949, Librarian and Historian 2
Dollar, Thomas Aitken, 1833-1909 (Veterinary scientist) 2
Edinburgh Provincial Training Centre (1907-1959) 2
Edinburgh University Sports Union (EUSU) (c1971-present) 2
Edinburgh University Women's Athletics Club 2
Emmett, William B, fl mid 20th century (psychologist) 2
Ewart, James Cossar, 1851-1933 (zoologist and professor of natural history, University of Edinburgh) 2
Foreign Mission Committee the Church of Scotland 2
Geological Society of London (1807-:) 2
Geological Survey of Great Britain (1835-:) 2
Greenwood, Alan William, 1897-1981 (genetical physiologist and director of ARC Poultry Research Centre) 2
Hamish Henderson Archive Trust 2
Henderson, Hamish Scott, 1919-2002 (folklorist, poet, songwriter, soldier, intellectual) 2
Holland, Sir Thomas Henry, 1868-1947 (geologist, Principal of the University of Edinburgh) 2
Hope, Thomas Charles, 1766-1844 (Professor of chemistry, University of Edinburgh) 2
Hume, David, 1757-1838 (judge, Baron of the Scottish Exchequer) 2
Kirk, Robert, 1644-1692 (Folklorist and Church minister) 2
Lawley, Derrick, 1915-2012 (statistician) 2
Lodge, Richard, Professor Sir, 1855-1936 (historian) 2
MacCaig, Norman Alexander, 1910-1996 (poet, teacher) 2
MacDonald, William Donald, 1827-1862 (lieutenant-colonel 93rd (Sutherland Highlanders) Regiment of Foot) 2
MacMurray, John, 1891-1976 (chair of moral philosophy, University of Edinburgh) 2
Masson, David Mather, 1822-1907 (Regius Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Lettres, Edinburgh University) 2
Murry, John Middleton, 1889-1957 (writer, reviewer) 2
Newman, Sidney Thomas Mayow, 1906-1971 (Reid Professor of Music, University of Edinburgh) 2
Nyerere, Julius Kambarage, 1922-1999 (President of Tanzania) 2
Ringsleben, Mary R. E., Dr., fl. 1954-1968 (Edinburgh University graduate; signatory of the Committee of 100) 2
Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies (Edinburgh) 2
Royal Society of Edinburgh (1783-:) 2
Sarolea, Charles, 1870-1953 (Professor of French and Romance Philology, University of Edinburgh) 2
Saunders, William, 1743-1817 (physician) 2
Scott, Walter, 1729-1799 (Writer to the Signet, Father of the Scottish Writer) 2
Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 (playwright) 2
Stevens, William Victor, 1900-1987 (President of the University of Edinburgh Graduates' Association) 2
University of Glasgow (Scottish University)) 2
University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Architecture. Liverpool School of Architecture (1895-:) 2
Unknown (Unknown) 2
Waddington, Conrad Hal, 1905-1975 (embryologist and professor of animal genetics, University of Edinburgh) 2
Wallace, Robert, Professor, 1853-1939 (professor of agriculture and rural economy) 2
Watt, James, 1736-1819 (engineer) 2
1928 Club 1
Abercrombie, Sir Patrick, 1879-1957 (professor of town planning) 1
Aberdeen University Celtic Society (1853-:) 1
Absolon, Elizabeth, fl. 1850-1857 1
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